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Kent County Council currently runs a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Public Health Services and will shortly be inviting tenders to deliver suicide prevention and awareness workshops across Kent. The workshops will run for approximately 3 hours. ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Kent County Council
County Hall
Maidstone
ME14 1XQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Ima Orosei
Telephone: +44 3000412548
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ4

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.kent.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.kent.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=195ccaec-2f3d-e711-80e1-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=195ccaec-2f3d-e711-80e1-005056b64545
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

SS 13 164 Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System.

Reference number: DN268255
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Kent County Council currently runs a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Public Health Services and will shortly be inviting tenders to deliver suicide prevention and awareness workshops across Kent. The workshops will run for approximately 3 hours. We expect to have approximately £45,000 for these workshops, the provider needs to be flexible and deliver fewer or more workshops if circumstances change. Workshops must be complete by 31st March 2018.

Only providers who are currently on the DPS can receive the tender documentation for this opportunity. Prospective providers must go to the Kent Business portal contract opportunity page by clicking the below link and expressing an interest in the SS 13 164 Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System

https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

A link to the DPS application will be sent via email which you must complete and submit via the portal no later than 12 noon on Monday 21 August 2017.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tendering Process

How to bid for the tender opportunity

Kent County Council's currently runs a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Public Health Services (notice number: 323771-2014) to allow the Council to buy Public Health Services from a list of approved providers who meet a certain minimum standards and agree to a common set of contractual terms approved providers will then be able to bid for the Council's contracts to deliver Public Health Services.

Only providers who are currently on the Public DPS can receive the tender documentation for the UKPHR Programmes, so if you wish to tender for the opportunity then you must apply and be accepted onto the DPS.

How to join the DPS

Prospective providers who wish to join DPS, must go to the Kent Business portal contract opportunity page by clicking the below link and express an interest in the SS 13 164 Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System

https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_opportunity?openForm&opp_id=OPP-HIS-9P7H-VMZCSE&contract_id=CONTRACT-9P7C-VYG25K&org_id=ORG-KENT-8YKEYH&from=

- A link to the DPS application will be sent via email which you must complete and submit via the Kent Business portal no later than 12 noon on Monday 21 August 2017.

- Submitted DPS applications will be assessed and prospective providers will be notified if they have successful joined the DPS.

- If successful in joining the DPS, prospective providers will automatically be sent a copy of the tender documentation when published (date to be confirmed but by end of Mid - August 2017).

Already on the DPS

Please note that there is no need to reapply to join the DPS if your organisation is already been successfully admitted to the Public Health Services DPS because you will automatically receive the tender documentation when published.

Already expressed an interest but did not submit a DPS application

Please note that if your organisation has previously expressed an interest in joining the DPS but did not submit a DPS application then please just log into your Kent Business portal supplier account and locate the contract number SS 13 164 Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System to retrieve the application form.

Guidance on how to use the Kent Business portal

If your organisation is having any issues then please use the guidance document titled Kent Business Portal -Supplier guidance which can be found on the supplier page on the portal or contact the Care Procurement team via and we will endeavour to assist you with any issues.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
End: 31/03/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/08/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Kent County Council
Sessions House, County Road
Maidstone
ME14 1XQ
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
07/08/2017